Hachette Speakers Bureau: All Speakers

13 HOURS Speakers: The Annex Security Team
Firsthand Details of the Attack on Benghazi
John Aldridge & Anthony Sosinski
Megan Abbott
Award Winning Novelist
Mike Abrashoff
Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author,
It's Your Ship
Ayad Akhtar
Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright, Screenwriter
and Novelist with a Focus on Muslim American
Elizabeth Alexander
Award Winning Author, Poet, and Professor
Chef Judson Allen
Celebrity Chef “Architect of Flavor”, Healthy
Cooking Expert, Food Network Star Alum,
Entrepreneur, Author of “The Spice Diet”, and
Jonathan Alpert
Psychotherapist and Advice Columnist
Kristin Armstrong
Journalist & Runner Inspiring Women to Take
Faith-Based Journeys of Self-Discovery
Mawi Asgedom
The Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to
Harvard and Beyond
Kate Atkinson
Award Winning Author
Jami Attenberg
Bestselling Author
Tiffany Baker
Best-selling Author
David Baldacci
Bestselling Author
Bob Beaudine
Networking Expert & Executive Sports Recruiter
Sandra Block
Novelist and Neurologist
Kate Braestrup
Award-Winning Author
Regina Brett
Author, Cancer Survivor, Award-Winning Journalist
Melissa Broder
Poet and Essayist Behind @SoSadToday
Caitlin Brodnick
Po Bronson
Best-Selling Author & Social Commentator
Sandra Brown
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Christopher Buckley
Best-Selling Author, Social & Political Satirist
Candace Bushnell
Bestselling Novelist and Creator of Sex and
the City
Nicholas Carlson
Chief Correspondent at Business Insider
and Bestselling Author of Marissa Mayer and
the Fight to Save Yahoo!
Jean Chatzky
Financial Editor of NBC’s TODAY Show, Host of
Her Money Podcast and Co-Author of AgeProof
Julie Checkoway
Author and Documentary Filmmaker
Marcia Clark
Bestselling Author, Legal Analyst, & Former
Amy Cuddy
Harvard Professor and Body Language Expert
Dave Cullen
Award-winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author
of Columbine – winner of the Top Education Book
for 2009 by the American School Board Journal
Alex Daly
The Crowdsourceress
Melissa de la Cruz
Bestselling YA Novelist
Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian, TV Host, and Author
Nelson DeMille
Bestselling Novelist
Rocco DiSpirito
Celebrity Chef, Entrepreneur & Author of
Italian American
Emma Donoghue
Bestselling Author
Lauren Drain
Former Westboro Baptist Church Member Now Living a
Happy, Balanced Life & Supporter of Human Rights
Rod Dreher
Journalist & Conservative Culture Critic who Left
City Life to Embark on a Profound Journey Home
Polly Dugan
Acclaimed Novelist
Judith Dupre
Architecture Historian, Critic, and Writer
Robert Edsel
Author and Founder & President of the Monuments
Men Foundation
Barbara Ehrenreich
Political Activist & Author, Nickel and
Scott Ellsworth
Historian, Journalist, and Author of The
Secret Game
Rip Esselstyn
Best-Selling Author of The Engine 2 Diet
Sir Harold Evans
Legendary Publisher & Best-Selling Author
Ed Falco
Award-Winning Author and Playwright
Joshua Ferris
Award-Winning Novelist
Tina Fey
Acclaimed Comedian, Author, and Performer
Dr. Lois Frankel
Groundbreaking Women’s Leadership/Development
Expert & Author of the Best-Selling Career Guide,
Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office
Nancy Fuller
Beloved Food Network Chef
Amity Gaige
Award-winning, Critically-Acclaimed Author of
Kami Garcia
New York Times & International Bestselling YA
Mark "Oz" Geist
Member of Benghazi Annex Security Team, Marine
Corp Veteran / First Responder, and Co-Author of
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really
Happened in Benghazi
Allison Gilbert
Award Winning Journalist & Author
Michael Giorgione
Former Commander at Camp David and Author,
INSIDE CAMP DAVID:The Private World of the
Presidential Retreat
Peter Godwin
Award-Winning Author, Journalist & Filmmaker
Charles Graeber
Journalist & Author of The Good Nurse,
the Bestseller Chronicling the Life and Crimes of
Serial Killer Charles Cullen
Peggy Grande
Author of The President Will See You Now Keynote
Speaker and Specialty Project Consultant Executive
Assistant to President Ronald Reagan
Pete Hamill
Widely Acclaimed Journalist & Best-Selling Author
Jane Hamilton
Award-Winning Novelist
Chad Harbach
Award-Winning Novelist
Catherine Hardwicke
Visionary Director
Adam Haslett
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Finalist
Sarah Hepola
Robert Hicks
Author and Preservationist
Emily Holleman
Salon.com Editor and Novelist
Nathalia Holt
Author and Science Journalist
Mark Hyman
Preeminent Physician, Author and Speaker on
Rupert Isaacson
Best-Selling Author
Annie Jacobsen
Futurist, Investigative Journalist and Bestselling
Rhoda Janzen
Author, Poet, & Professor
Meg Jay
Author, Psychologist, and Millennial Expert
Mitch Joel
Marketing, Media Hacker and Business Innovator
Tory Johnson
Inspirational Weight Loss Expert and Good
Morning America
Sebastian Junger
Award-Winning Journalist & Best-Selling Author

(The Perfect Storm, WAR)
Jodi Kantor
Award-Winning Journalist and Author
Sam Kean
Science Raconteur
Ray Kelly
Former Commissioner of the NYPD & Leading Expert
on National Security
Jill Kelly
Author, Speaker, & Chairwoman of Hunter’s Hope
Caitlin Kiernan
Journalist and Fashion Columnist for The Times
Herald- Record
Martin Kihn
Author, Digital Marketer, & Recovering Consultant
Dean King
Bestselling Historical Nonfiction Author
Sheril Kirshenbaum
Popular Science Expert & Conservationist
Lily Koppel
Journalist & Best-Selling Author of The
Astronaut Wives Club
and The Red Leather
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Acclaimed Novelist and Poet
Dr. Heidi Kraft
Clinical Psychologist & Military Combat Stress
Lauren Leader-Chivee
Diversity and Women's Leadership Advocate and
Min Jin Lee
Acclaimed Novelist
Edan Lepucki
Bestselling Novelist
Beau Lotto
Neuroscientist and Creativity Expert
Wesley Lowery
Pulitzer-Prize winning national reporter for the
Washington Post covering law enforcement, justice,
race and politics.
David Ludwig
Leading Nutrition and Obesity Researcher and
Marcus Luttrell
Decorated Navy SEAL & Best-Selling Author of
Lone Survivor
Paul Lynch
Acclaimed Novelist
John Maclean
How Far Can You Go?
Christian Madsbjerg
Strategist and Business Philosopher
Sally Mann
Renowned Photographer and Memoirist
Don Mann
Highly acclaimed motivational speaker, retired
Navy SEAL Team SIX member, renowned World-Class
Adventure Competitor & NY Times Best Selling
Paula Lavigne & Mark Schlabach
Authors of the book VIOLATED: EXPOSING RAPE AT
Patricia Marx
New Yorker Writer and Humorist
Robert Mazur
Former Federal Agent, Special Investigator of
Money Laundering
Paige McKenzie
Best-Selling YA Trilogy Author and YouTube
Brad Meltzer
#1 Bestselling Author and TV Host
Heather Miller
Director of LePage-Miller, Inc, an education firm
based in New York City
Kelsey Miller
Award-Winning Writer, Journalist, and Author
Denise Mina
Award-Winning Author
Kevin Mitnick
World’s Most Famous Former Hacker
Bob Morris
Acclaimed Memoirist, Playwright, and Journalist
Jamie Moyer
World Series Champion Pitcher, MLB All-Star and
President of The Moyer Foundation
Kate Mulgrew
Award Winning Actress and Memoirist
Rebecca Musser
New York Times Best Selling Author of "The Witness
Wore Red" Testified Against FLDS Leader Warren
Jeffs, Advocate for Victims of Human Trafficking
Willie Nelson
Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter, Activist, and Poet
Stephanie Nielson
Mother, Blogger, Survivor
Eric OGrey
Author, Activist, Athlete, Inspirational Speaker,
and Internet Personality
Dr. Bennet Omalu
First to Discover & Diagnose Chronic Brain Damage
in NFL Athletes; Subject of Concussion Portrayed
by Will Smith
Therese Oneill
Historian,Humorist, and the author of the New York
Times Bestselling book "Unmentionable: The
Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex Marriage and
Josh Ostrovsky (The Fat Jew)
Comedian, Instagram Celebrity, and Lifestyle Guru
Kris "Tanto" Paronto
Former Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment
Security and Hero of the Benghazi Attack
James Patterson
Bestselling Author and Philanthropist
Dana Perino
Former White House Press Secretary, Political
Commentator, New York Times No. 1
Best-Selling Author
David Perlmutter
Neurologist and Bestselling Author of Grain
Ashlee Piper
Political Strategist, Eco-Lifestyle Journalist,
and TV Personality
Hannah Pittard
Award-winning novelist and short story writer
Bruce Poon Tip
Founder of G Adventures, Global Leader in
Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
Ron Powers
Dolvett Quince
Fitness Guru and Trainer from The Biggest
Colin Quinn
Former Weekend Update Host and Legendary
Melissa Radke
JJ Ramberg
Host of MSNBC’s Your Business &
Co-Founder, GoodSearch.com
Jeff Rivera
Author and Inspirational Media Personality
Kim Stanley Robinson
Bestselling and Award-Winning Science Fiction
Michael Roizen
Chief Wellness Officer and holder of the Roizen
Family Chair of the Wellness Institute at
Cleveland Clinic, and Co-Author of
Kevin Roose
Award-Winning Technology and Business Journalist
and Millenial Expert
James S. Rosebush
Corporate Philanthropy Expert and Former Advisor
to President Ronald Reagan
Jonah Sachs
Author, Journalist, Entrepreneur and Social Change
Dr. Habib Sadeghi
Author, holistic and integrative doctor and
co-founder of the Be Hive of Healing Integrative
Medical & Dental Center
Cathy Salit
CEO, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Performer
Julie Scelfo
Contributor for The New York Times and
author of The Women Who Made New York,
available October 25, 2016
Stacy Schiff
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer & Journalist
Amy Sedaris
Actress, Comedienne & Best-Selling Author
Maria Semple
Bestselling Author and TV Writer
Dan Senor
Foreign Policy & Economic Expert
David Shafer
Award-Winning Novelist
Thom Shea
Author and Executive Mentor
Greg Smith
Wall Street Insider and Former Goldman Sachs
Kristen Soltis Anderson
Political Pollster, Author, & ABC News Contributor
Dr. Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Nicholas Sparks
Best-Selling Author of The Notebook &
Safe Haven
John Stauffer
Acclaimed Historian
Debbie Stier & Daisy Gumin
Mother-Daughter Authors of the Forthcoming
Saving Daisy
Margaret Stohl
International Bestselling YA Novelist
Brad Stone
Veteran Silicon Valley Journalist & Author of the
New York Times bestselling book The Everything
Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Spencer Stone
Evan Thomas
Best-selling Author, Historian & Journalist
John "Tig" Tiegen
Security and Military Consultant and Hero of
Benghazi Attack
Dominic Tierney
Writer and Editor at The Atlantic and
Political Science Professor
Maria Toorpakai Wazir
The Girl Who Hid From The Taliban in Plain Sight
Kristin van Ogtrop
Managing Editor, Real Simple Magazine
Paige VanZant
American Mixed Martial Artist
Elizabeth Vargas
Award-Winning ABC News Anchor and Correspondent
Meta Wagner
Author of What's Your Creative
:Harness the Power of Your Artistic
Wendy Walker
Former Senior Executive Producer for Larry
King Live
, Cable News Pioneer
Emma Walton Hamilton
Bestselling Children's Author, Editor, Arts
Educator & Literacy Advocate
D. Watkins
Professor, Writer, and Activist
Robert Watson
Historian, Author, Professor, Political
Commentator, Community Leader
Robert Weintraub
Sportswriter and Historian
Lindy West
Writer and Feminist Activist
Ed Whitacre
Former Chairman & CEO, General Motors Company
Chairman Emeritus, AT&T Inc.
Kate White
American Author, Magazine Editor, and Speaker
Tom Wolfe
Legendary Author and Social Chronicler
Levison Wood
Author, Explorer, Photographer
Anna Yusim
Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Author, Speaker and
Victoria Zackheim
Victoria Zackheim is author of The Bone
, a novel, and the editor of six
anthologies: The Other Woman, which was
on the national bestseller list in Canada
Alexandra Zapruder
Author and editor of Salvaged Pages: Young
Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust